Distance: 6.7 km (3.5 DOC hours) - Tramping track - Easy-moderate terrain
Altitude: 675m to 1189m. Gain: 551m. Loss: 37m . Gradient: 5 deg (Moderate)
Skills: - Streams (2/5)
GPX info source: Drawn on map

Crossing to the TL at the swingbridge, the track remains close to the river as it heads upstream.

Mostly gently rising, there are two short sharp climbs as the track approaches Blue Lake. Some lengths of boardwalk assist with dry boots and signal that the hut is very close.

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